Includes relevant updates, revisions, and clarifications
April 25, 2017
The Standards for Air Cooled Condensers (ACCs) covers specification and design recommendations, along with performance and operational issues associated with air cooled condensers for power plant applications. The standard includes typical purchaser requirements and manufacturers’ experience. It also highlights the important design criteria for air cooled condensers.
HLR technology achieves superior IAQ to boost student performance
April 25, 2017
enVerid Systems Inc. announced that the Shanghai-based China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) has achieved superior indoor air quality per the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards, and 80 percent reduction in the utilization of outside air, through the installation of enVerid HLR® (HVAC Load Reduction) modules in its state-of-the-art lecture theater.
Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced that its sixth annual Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition begins May 1, in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI). BMOP will run through Oct. 31, and all HARDI wholesaler members are eligible to participate.
Celebrating its fourth consecutive year of recognition
April 24, 2017
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List was first published in 1999 in Business Ethics Magazine, and has been managed by CR Magazine since 2007. To compile the list, every company in the Russell 1000 — the highest ranked stocks in the Russell 3000 Index of publicly held U.S. companies — is ranked according to 260 data points. The methodology for generating the list is governed by the Ratings and Rankings Thought Leadership Council of the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA).
According to the new market research report, "Building Automation System [BAS] Market - by Communication Technology, Offering, Application, and Region - Global Forecast To 2022," published by MarketsandMarkets, the overall BAS market was valued at $53.66 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $99.11 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.73 percent between 2017 and 2022.
The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) donated $10,000 to ASHRAE research during its Annual Conference, held March 31 to April 1 in Orlando, Florida. For 17 years, NEBB has been a member of the ASHRAE Golden Circle, a group of contributors who provide significant financial leadership to ASHRAE at the $10,000 and higher level.
Energy Control Technologies Inc. announced its new alliance and partnership with Distech Controls for distribution and promotion of its products, solutions, and services. As an authorized distributor of Distech Controls, Energy Control will provide sales, application engineering, design and configuration, as well as technical support of its products and systems.
PHCC events educate contractors on the newest trends
April 19, 2017
On the heels of three unique events this winter, specialized member segments of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) are tackling their business challenges, equipped with new tools and strategies, to help them run their companies more effectively.
Expanding product offerings and geographical footprint
April 19, 2017
Permira announced that a company backed by the Permira funds has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DiversiTech from an affiliate of The Jordan Co. LP. As part of the transaction, the senior management team led by Jim Prescott, president and CEO, will remain significant owners of the company.